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  Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
 Resource Type: Photograph
 Decade: 1880-1889
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[Amende School]

[Amende School]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Amende School was a private girls school which was located in Palestine before the advent of free public schools.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Avenue A - Palestine]

[Avenue A - Palestine]

Date: December 24, 1887
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a snowy Avenue A, Palestine taken December 24, 1887
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Collage of Photos Concerning Christopher Columbus Rogers]

[Collage of Photos Concerning Christopher Columbus Rogers]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Top is the picture of Spring Street, or "Front" street, in Palestine looking as it did when Christopher Columbus Rogers ruled the pioneer metropolis with a smoking revolver. There were four saloons in the block to the left of the corner. Rogers died with his boots on in one of these establishments, Robertsons's saloon. The Colt pistol is supposed to have been used by Rogers in the killing of nine men. It was reported that after he shot a man, he retired the pistol and never used it again.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Gideon Gooch, J.P. Allen, N.W. Hunter and an Unidentified Man]

[Gideon Gooch, J.P. Allen, N.W. Hunter and an Unidentified Man]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: Rose, Philip H.
Description: The man sitting left was Mr. N.W. Hunter, the son of the pioneer, Dr. James Hunter, who came to Texas in 1838 and lived in Ft. Houston. Mr. N.W. Hunter was the father of Miss Kate Hunter, Mrs. J.L. Carson, and Miss Pauline Hunter. He was also the great grandfather of Malcolm Hunter. Mr. Gideon Gooch stands on the left and Mr. J.P. Allen stands on the right. The man sitting on the right is unidentified.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[I&GN Land Sales Poster]

[I&GN Land Sales Poster]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a poster used to attract immigrants to purchase homes in Texas along the Internation & Great Northern Railroad line.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[I&GN Land Sales Poster]

[I&GN Land Sales Poster]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a poster used to attract immigrants to purchase homes in Texas along the Internation & Great Northern Railroad line.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[McDonald Hotel - Neches, Tx.]

[McDonald Hotel - Neches, Tx.]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the McDonald Hotel in Neches, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Original Masonic Lodge - East Lacy Street]

[Original Masonic Lodge - East Lacy Street]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: This is a photo of the original Masonic Lodge, which was located on East Lacy Street.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Palestine Brass Band]

[Palestine Brass Band]

Date: c. 1885
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of a brass band that was based in Palestine in the mid 1880's. Left to right: - Dillar P.A. Kolstad Prof Armenda John Hunter Lee Wallace P. Burkett Ezell A.O. Lovely Michen Micheaux J.B. McKnight James Swinney - Olsen
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
[Palestine Building - Corner of Spring and N. Sycamore]

[Palestine Building - Corner of Spring and N. Sycamore]

Date: c. 1880
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of the building at the corner of Spring and N. Sycamore streets. This building was occupied by Durr's Book Store, Kolstad's Jewelry Store and A.W. Gregg's Law Office was in the front of the second floor. You can see the steeple of the St. Phillips church in the background. This church has since been moved to the opposite side of the street. At the rear end, north, was the Post Office. The Watson Hotel was across the street on the corner of N. Sycamore. The Episcopal church then stood where Bratton Drug Store was later located. The man on the horse is Dr. H.H. Link, the father of Drs. E.W. and H.R. Link. Standing alongside is Mr. Ben Broyles, George Broyles father. West on Spring Street were Barnes's Tin Shop, owned by Dr. George Barnes's father; Mr. John Hearne's Drug Store; at least two saloons, one owned by Joe Ampson and one by Sam Stein and in one of the saloons was a billiard hall. Mr. Stein was Mrs. J.W. Henry's father.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
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